Monthly Archives: October 2016

URGENT: Report: FBI has info of Russian efforts to help Trump

Mother Jones has the story. And a former senior intelligence officer for a Western country who specialized in Russian counterintelligence tells Mother Jonesthat in recent months he provided the bureau with memos, based on his recent interactions with Russian sources, … Continue reading

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Russia and U.S. entering “a dangerous situation”

NPR examines why one particular aspect of the dispute between Russia and the U.S. deserves special attention. Just like a marriage gone bad, though, things have soured between Washington and Moscow. Bickering over nuclear issues has increased markedly in recent … Continue reading

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Donald Trump, to his pollsters: No money for you

The Washington Post has the details. Trump campaign officials declined to provide details about the reason the campaign has declined to pay the sum to Fabrizio Lee, the pollster’s Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based firm. “This is an administrative issue that we’re resolving internally,” said … Continue reading

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How would an extra $1-million sound to you?

Pretty simple how you can (and cannot) get it. McClatchy explains. A new analysis by the National Women’s Law Center and the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement says the typical Latina will earn $1 million less than their white … Continue reading

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A “fun size” Podcast Profs

The events of Friday and then the weekend prompted The Podcast Profs to do a fun-size podcast.

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Latina student writes “hence;” professor thinks she plagiarized

I’m not making this up. Inside Higher Ed has the details. An exchange between one professor and one student at Suffolk University has set off a nationwide online discussion over the assumptions faculty members may bring to interactions with minority … Continue reading

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Adios, NWCN

Northwest Cable News will go dark in January 2017. The details below come from this morning’s “Morning Media NewsFeed” from Ad Week: NWCN, Northwest Cable News, which was launched in December 1995, is going dark in January 2017. Jim Rose, … Continue reading

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